It’s August, which means the SF Board of Supervisors has ended its Spring legislative season, culminating in the passage of the single most important ordinance we vote on: the City’s $12 billion budget.
At a town hall meeting about traffic safety on July 13, hosted by District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar and the recently formed community group D4ward, Madlen Koteva was on everyone’s minds.
The ADU Incentives program provides a suite of services – including financing – for homeowners to create an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in their single family home.
On July 15, at the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar held a hearing on the Sunlight on Dark Money initiative to address issues of political corruption and financial disclosures in San Francisco politics.
When we invest in walking and biking infrastructure, we’re investing in public health, public safety, placemaking. and the environment.
Thank you Supervisor Mar for your remarks regarding the green required to build our urban canopy and the green required to provide critical city services for working families and small businesses here in D4.
There is much that can be said about public safety and we have been having many of these conversations at City Hall and in the Sunset District over the last month.
Supervisor Gordon Mar has heard concerns from Sunset District residents about several high-profile home invasion robberies and burglaries in the district and is responding by holding a town hall to engage the community in developing solutions.
Paul Kozakiewicz, former publisher and editor of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers, was recognized by the SF Board of Supervisors for his 30-year career in local journalism.
For the tens of thousands of Sunset residents who rely on the N-Judah and L-Taraval streetcars and Muni bus lines, I share your deeply-felt frustration and disappointment with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA).
San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar has authored a resolution opposing Senator Scott Wiener’s senate bill (SB-50) which would increase zoning density and heights across most of San Francisco without increasing requirements for affordable housing or community benefits unless it is amended to address broad concerns from community members and affordable housing developers.
Now that we’re a little more settled in at City Hall, I’m excited to get back out and spend more time in the neighborhood.
“What I love most about the Sunset is the strong sense of community among the residents here. People feel very connected to the neighborhood and to each other,” Mar said.
My highest priority in office is to promote transparency, engage communities in the decisions that impact them and improve the public input process across all areas of our work as a City.
After several weeks of sorting ballots, the SF Department of Elections released its final results on Nov. 27, certifying that Gordon Mar would be the new District 4 supervisor.